Colorado Gov. Jared Polis plans to mass-pardon 2,732 convictions of low-level marijuana possession by means of an govt order Thursday after signing a invoice earlier this yr that gave him that authority.

“This actually catches Coloradans up with the place the legislation is at present,” he advised The Denver Publish.

Home Invoice 1424, handed by the Basic Meeting earlier this yr, included a provision that enables the governor to pardon those that have convictions on their felony data for possessing as much as 2 ounces of marijuana — the present authorized restrict for medical marijuana customers.

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